This is a delightful exercise that everyone seems to love. WolframAlpha will provide you with an...Read More
Okay, technically it was a workshop at ICTCM, but with 30 math faculty in one room, all armed with computers, I couldn’t help but make it a discovery and brainstorming session too. I’m a firm believer in harnessing...Read More
While I was at Wolfram Alpha Homework Day, I participated in a Panel Discussion about the Myths about Teaching with Technology. The panel ran 30 minutes and was mediated by Elizabeth Corcoran. There were three of us (all women,...Read More
by busynessgirl | Oct 20, 2009 | CAS, Classroom Technology, Digital Age Projects, Digital Graphs and Diagrams, Digital Literacy, Find and Use Data, Future of Math, Math for Elem Teachers, Online Homework, Teaching Math, Teaching Math Online | 0 |
Originally, I started this post with the title “What I’m doing with Wolfram|Alpha” and then I revised it, because it’s not just me using Wolfram|Alpha. My students are using it too. Here are some of the...Read More
This is a follow up to Starting from Scratch (Part I). Whether you’ve already built an online course from scratch or whether you’re facing the inevitability of doing it sometime in the future, it’s like...Read More
In case you missed this, there’s a great Wall Street Journal article and blog post about Wolfram Alpha … Sum Help: New Search Engine for Mathletes (The Wall Street Journal, 6/16/09) Wolfram Alpha, A New Online...Read More
Check out the story published in The Chronicle of Higher Education A Calculating Web Site Could Ignite a New Campus ‘Math War’. There’s one small error I think I should point out in the story. “In other...Read More
Wolfram|Alpha is a “computational search engine” built by Wolfram Research (the developers of Mathematica). W|A (pronounce this as “walpha” if you’d like) is similar in appearance to the search engines that we are used to and...Read More
I’ve had almost two weeks to think about the impact of Wolfram|Alpha (abbreviated as W|A, and now pronounced by me as “Walpha”), and I’m ready to share some of my thoughts with you. After spending...Read More
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